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Darcy & Lloyd’s Trip Feedback in Words and Pictures

Darcy & Lloyd’s Trip Feedback in Words and Pictures

We love getting trip reports and feedback from our guests. We especially love it when one of the guests is an artist, like Darcy Lynn, and she sent us several of the paintings she has produced based on her travels with her husband Lloyd, on two trips we arranged, to Central Europe in 2015 and

Where to Find the Legendary Lipizzan Horses

Where to Find the Legendary Lipizzan Horses

Even if you’ve never heard of Lipizzan horses, you probably know what they look like. These beautiful white horses are practically the stuff of legend. The breed dates back to the 16th century, when they were intended for the Hapsburg royal family. A village in modern-day Slovenia, Lipica, or Lipizza in Italian, provided the name. While both

Where to go in 2016?

Where to go in 2016?

It’s that time of year again, when thoughts turn to possible spring and summer vacation destinations. Travel journalists are particularly good at coming up with lists, so we’ve collated our own list-of-lists. For travellers who prefer to tread where none of your friends have ventured before, we’ve added our own suggestions for cities that haven’t yet made the mainstream,

Slovenia for Foodies

Slovenia for Foodies

Slovenia is a country of contrasts. You can have a mountain adventure in the Julian Alps, experience culture and a lively street scene in Ljubljana or sun yourself on the country’s tiny bit of coast in Slovene Istria. These distinctions also extend to the country’s cuisine. The small country boasts 24 different culinary regions gathering

Bled & Bohinj Lakes – a day trip from Ljubljana

Bled & Bohinj Lakes – a day trip from Ljubljana

If you’re staying in Ljubljana then a day trip out to these beautiful lakes is an absolute must. In less than an hour’s drive north-west of the city you can be at Lake Bled. Try and avoid weekends though, as when we were there last time (on a Sunday) the traffic getting out of the

New Accommodation Options in the Adriatic for 2013

New Accommodation Options in the Adriatic for 2013

For 2013 we’ve added a number of new accommodation options in the Adriatic region and specifically Croatia and Slovenia. You might think that the city of Dubrovnik hibernates during winter, but for our destination manager Marija, that’s very much not the case! She’s been hard at work refreshing the accommodation options we offer throughout the

Jazz at Ljubljana Castle, Fall 2012

Jazz at Ljubljana Castle, Fall 2012

Starting on the 29th of August is a cycle of 6 concerts, held at Ljubljana castle, the medieval fortress that sits high above the city. The concerts are brought together under the name of “Milestones” and feature six Slovenian acts that are very popular locally. 29 September: Kaja Draksler BadBooshBand 5 October: David Jarh Quartet –

Three ideas for Day Trips from Ljubljana

Three ideas for Day Trips from Ljubljana

If you’re looking to take a break from soaking up the atmosphere and history in the Slovenian capital, our day trips from Ljubljana offer a wide variety of options, including several new additions to the line-up this year. Most of our excursions from Ljubljana are with a private driver, so the cost doesn’t change much

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